- alto saxophone and piano
- Written for the Australian saxophonist James Nightingale, with the financial assistance of the Australia Council, the Commonwealth Government's Arts Funding and advisory body.
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- Programme Notes
- There are two ideas contained within the title of the piece - "ignition" refers to an image of colorful sparking lights that set varying processes (such as mechanical movement) in motion, and "positive" to the dominant character that pervades the piece. notes by Matthew Hindson.